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Tickets are available at the Saltwater festival Booth, located at Acoustic Artisans, Congress Square, Downtown Portland any time after 1:00 pm on Saturday, AND at all Bull Moose locations.

Hope to see YOU at Saltwater 2014!


Can I go to more than one performance?
YES! In addition to music and dance workshops on Saturday afternoon, your regular Saltwater ticket will gain you admission to all of the live music performances on Saturday evening, from 7:00 pm to closing.

Is seating available at each venue?
Seats are available at each venue but there will be some standing room as well. Port City Music Hall is set-up in the standing room, general admittance configuration that we believe is the best way to experience contemporary Celtic music and Celtic rock. But, even in this configuration, there is some limited seating available at Port City.

How far apart are the venues?
According to, it is less than half a mile from One Longfellow Square to Port City Music Hall with Blue and Acoustic Artisans between the two.

When and where will you post the final schedule?

Do children need a ticket?
Yes. Now that Saltwater is a multiple-venue event with a limited number of tickets for sale, everybody seeking admission to Saltwater must purchase a ticket and children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Are the venues and events kid-friendly?
This is a highly personal question that parents would need to answer for themselves. Some teenagers, for example, will get a lot out of Saltwater while younger children may be bored with it. Admittance to the venues will be permitted to children who have a ticket and, if under 18 years of age, are accompanied by an adult at all times.

How long will each artist perform?
This will vary by artist and venue but, typically, artists will each be performing two sets of just under an hour each at different times during the evening, not back to back.

How big are the venues?
Port City Music Hall holds 580. One Longfellow Square is around 160, Blue will hold about 30 or 40, and Acoustic Artisans around 50. Each venue has been chosen specifically for its appropriateness for the music we will be presenting. Port City Music Hall will be set up in the standing room, general admittance configuration.

Are the venues handicap accessible?
Acoustic Artisans, a second floor venue, is not handicap accessible.